There are many types of
custom cars in the automotive industry! On this, and the
following pages, I will explain some of the different types.
In each section you will be able to see pictures
that demonstrate each type. Do you have a Favorite
A Custom Car is basically a vehicle that has been modified to
please the owner in ways that make the car better, or more usable, and
especially more stylish for the owner. The owner will modify
things like the body to give the exterior a sleeker look. One
popular exterior modification is to "Shave" the door handles. This is
where the builder takes the door handles off of the exterior of the car
and welds the remaining holes shut. The doors would then be
opened electronically with a solenoid.
The builder might modify
the engine to create more power, or install some chrome-plated
items to add a little flash under the hood. Or if the car was
intended to be a daily-driver, the owner might make
some power-train modifications to give the vehicle better fuel economy.
It really just depends on what your intentions are for the
Most car customizers will go all out on their vehicle to
create a comfortable, and functional, interior.
This is where the owner will spend most of his time, right?!
So why not create a look that is pleasing to him with lots of gadgets
(TVs, Radio, Upholstery, etc.) to look at, use, or to make him more
Usually one will see hotrods
and custom vehicles at car
shows and cruise-ins and they will feature full restorations and some
is an older type of car that has been restored or
customized and fitted with a suspension modification, usually
import cars, also known as "tuner cars," were
originally produced in Asia and
Click to see more on custom import cars
Domestic Cars- Modern modified cars are some of the
most unique vehicles on the road today! These hooked-up rides
feature the latest in custom modifications and styling trends!